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him, quote, mature and reasonable, not a bomb-thrower. bush, a texas resident, told the paper while he likes rival candidate and texas governor rick perry, he says he's, quote, not surging forward. while bush's comments were not a formal endorsement, they still give an important boost to the romney campaign less than two weeks before the iowa caucuses. >>> overseas, reports from state-controll eled syria tv sa there have been activists have struck with a car bomb and a number of civilians have been killed. the this is the first attack since the start of new president bashar alas aheal-asaad. monitors want to assess whether the government is complying with the peace initiative. >>> a look at other stories making news early today in america. police have tracked down a group of vandals all thanks to youtube. the video posted by the culprit show the crew of young criminals ransacking several stores. investigators brought in one teen for questioning who eventually identified the rest of the suspects. >>> southern california's notorious high-speed santa ana wind swept through yesterday, hamm
. >>> from the heart. the inspirational last message from a texas teen that has people around the world listening. >>> and to the moon. tonight, inside the mission being called the biggest since we landed there. being called the biggest since we landed there. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. i'm harry smith, in for brian tonight. five days to go and iowans can't blink without seeing or hearing or bumping into a republican presidential candidate. the candidates are making final arguments before tuesday's caucus claiming they have the record, the values and the right stuff to win the nomination and win next november. chuck todd and peter alexander are in iowa tonight. we begin with peter in mason city. peter, good evening. >> reporter: harry, good evening to you. one sign that mitt romney's campaign is gaining confidence and looking forward to the opportunity to win here in iowa next week is the fact that today they announced they will host a party after next tuesday night's caucuses and then stay overnight to do tv interviews befo
tier of the country. that is going to bring a lot of rain to texas where we do it will come to texas where we need it and it will get in the way of holiday travel plans into christmas eve. there is rain and snow in texas. believe it or not. if you're dreaming of a white christmas some of you will get your wish. be careful traveling. interstate 20 and i-10, that system heads into the southeast by christmas day itself as you unwrap presents from birmingham to atlanta. if you want a white christmas, you will have to head well north. northern new england your best chance for a white christmas and much of the west. very thick snow pack from the rockies down into new mexico where every ski resort in new mexico is open. there is good news if you want to try out the new skis and snowboards this year. kate, back to you. >> a lot of brown on that map though. kelly cass, thanks so much. >>> now to the other mad rush playing out at the mall. it was discouraging today to see the lack of holiday spirit on display when a certain coveted sneaker went on sale. that's right. people were fighting over
store. that's no longer the case. >> reporter: in austin, texas, electrician larry scoggins pawned his tools. >> just getting a loan. >> reporter: and what are you going to do with that money? >> i'll try to buy a gift for my mother with it. >> reporter: it's the loans that bring in the bulk of the merchandise. someone comes in and hands over a valuable. it's collateral for the loan. interest rates vary from 20% to more than 200%. which is why sometimes the owners never return. it's just too expensive to pay off the loan. so that collateral goes up for sale. flat screen tvs like these -- used, of course -- sell for as little as $65. >> they would be shopping in walmart and target. this year they are shopping here. >> reporter: ensuring even when money is tight the must have saddle under the tree come christmas morning. kerry sanders, nbc news, austin, texas. >> saddle up. when we come back, do you believe in miracles? one woman's incredible stroke of luck -- or was it skill? >>> as you watch this next item, please remember this woman never had a hockey stick in her hand before this mom
. >>> a texas man didn't get away with much of anything during a recent robbery attempt. surveillance cameras caught the thief stealing an empty cash register from a fast food restaurant. police later found the suspect and arrested him on theft charges. >>> at various locations around the country, nursing mothers held what they called nurse-ins at target stores. it all started last month when a nursing mother in texas said she was treated rudely by confrontational target employees who removed her to a fitting room. she since started a facebook page to launch a nationwide demonstration against restrictive corporate breastfeeding policies. >>> and finally, 40-degree weather didn't stop one group of friends from having a good time on a new york lake. they braved frigid continues to feed what they call their water skiing addiction. understatement there. now for a look at the national and regional weather, here's nbc's meteorologist bill karins. hello to you, bill. >> usually you are ice fishing. >> good point. good point. >> they are not the only ones. in the west i have been looking at the compa
in monterey and started breastfeeding publicly. a texas mom was hassled by target employees for nursing her baby while christmas shopping. >> i think that we wanted to mount support for the mom in texas for how she was treated. raise awareness of breastfeeding in general. try and get people more comfortable with seeing it done in public. >> target's company policy says mothers are welcome to breast-feed in public areas without being made to feel uncomfortable. >>> they're back. one month after being uprooted by police from frank ogawa plaza, occupy oakland has set up camp again in west oakland. there are more than a dozen tents occupying the area dubbed the cypress triangle. >> persistent enough. we have something worth saying, and say it well. then you need a place to do that. >> the group will be meeting tonight to discuss plans on taking over a vacant building as occupy oakland headquarters. no word how mayor ckwan plans t tackle this one. >>> one sports stadium's plans is flying under the raid yaur. the san francisco earthquakes, the bay area's professional soccer team, could get a gree
feeding. moms are upset that a texas mom was hassled by target for nursing while christmas shopping. >> we want to come out in support of how she was treat and raise awareness for breast feeding in general. try to get people comfortable with getting it done in public. >> it is not just here in san jose, the company said that mothers are breast feeding in public areas without being made to feel uncomfortable. >> time to check back in on the weather. get ready for 2012. >> quite comfortable right now, across the board. not just inland. temperatures in the mid 50s, look at this beautiful sky, the golden gate bridge, many outside enjoying the nice weather. we have a lot of sunshine overhead. 56 in san jose. you can see what we have left in terms of showers, light, to the east of santa rosa. we will see another day with 60s down through the south bay. 61 in santa cruz, and conditions through tomorrow we will see a stronger off shore flow. expecting thick fog to develop, all day long. limited sunshine through thursday. we stop the clock at 9:00, continue that clock until 2:00  tomorrow, still d
fallen back into a dead heat with former massachusetts governor mitt romney, both with 30%. texas congressman ron paul came in a distant second with 15%. meanwhile, that same poll found that while most americans still disapprove of president obama's handling of the economy, his overall approval rating is at its highest since march, at 49%. >>> with uncertainty surrounding the future in north korea this morning, mourners are paying their last respects to their late supreme leader, kim jong-il. in a glass coffin surrounded by flowers, the long-time ruler's body has been laid out for a week-long viewing. kim jong-un joins top north korean officials. distraught mourners gathered in public plazas throughout the country. a funeral will be held for kim jong-il december 28th. >>> back here at home, parts of the southwest and central plains are getting hammered by a deadly snowstorm that's unleashed heavy snow and fierce winds. blizzard conditions are being blamed for two deaths in colorado while whiteout conditions are making for treacherous travel in new mexico, oklahoma, and northwester
female soldier was specialist britney hampton, from texas. >> i'm just proud, honestly. i'm glad it's over. a sense of relief. >> reporter: military families like hers carried the burden of this war. other americans at times preferred to ignore. hampton's father served four tours in iraq. she's finishing one. her fiance did one too. >> we're going to have christmas at our house this year. that's all i'm looking forward to, all i can think about. >> reporter: now it is over, after many are struggling with injuries, trauma, divorce and anger. today, the troops left with their spirits high. >> it is a great day for not just for me, but for everybody. all the sacrifices the united states made and over the course of the iraq war. >> reporter: a controversial war, perhaps not mission accomplished, but at least now mission complete. also, lester, after all of these years of war, the iraqis have paid a heavy price, about 150,000 iraqis killed since the conflict began. and here it is, lester, the last vehicle. and you can see where the soldiers wrote in chalk, just that, last vehicle out of
've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. is the pain reliever orthopedic doctors recommend most for arthritis pain, think again. and take aleve. it's the one doctors recommend most for arthritis pain... two pills can last all day. ♪ where's the big dipper? over there! trevor is a space wiz and he's battling a brain tumor. he came to st. jude children's research hospital where our pioneering research helps save kids, with brain tumors across america. how many stars are there? oh, that's easy... one... two... three... get outta here. give thanks for the healthy kids in your life and give to those who are not. go to st. or shop wherever you see our magnifying glass. 5,000,001... 5,000,002... >>> we are back with a special holiday webtastic. when we show you the videos you won't be able to keep yourself from. >> pack your ipa
members of bravo 224 of the 25th of virginia national guard unit en route to ft. hood, texas. they all need a ride out of camp virginia in kuwait tonight. they will be airborne while most americans are asleep. our chief foreign correspondent richard engel is in baghdad where he lived for many years covering this war and where he covered today's ceremony. richard, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. for the more than one million u.s. troops who served in iraq, this is the end of an era. the iraq war defined their lives, in some cases ended their lives, and now it's over. ♪ >> reporter: for a big war, it was a remarkably small closing ceremony. a few hundred troops, a five-piece band on a base by the airport on the edge of baghdad. but with the casing of the colors, the u.s. military command in iraq ended a mission that began what feels like so long ago. >> we cannot know the duration of this war. yet we know its outcome. we will prevail. >> reporter: at least now we know the duration. america's costliest war in decades officially ended today. >> your nation is deeply indeb
fast track approval of the keystone oil pipeline from canada to texas. opposed by environmentalists but backed by some unions and many conservatives. >> the keystone pipeline will create, as have been said, 20,000 to 25,000 jobs or more immediately. >> reporter: but president obama who wants more study of the pipeline vows to veto today's bill if keystone is included. he's escalating the fight, urging democrats to hold up the latest government spending bill until the house passes a plain payroll tax cut extension. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, capitol hill. >>> a bold new push from the national transportation safety board is calling for an all-out ban of cell phone use while driving. that means no texting, no talking, not even hands-free devices. and now it is up to the states to carry out that recommendation. nbc's brian mooar has details. >> reporter: what began as a school bus trip in missouri ended in a deadly chain collision crash and more than a year later it's leading to a call for an outright ban on drivers using mobile phones. >> and, yes, that does apply to bluetooth, ha
front in texas produced the season's first snowfall as well as treacherous driving conditions in several parts of the state. light snow mixed with icy road conditions caused several rollovers and smash-ups. the weather conditions also led to school shutdowns and power outages in western and northern cities. >>> the cold weather isn't stopping the traffic to one texas woman's home. judy has collected nearly 3,000 nativity scenes over a decade. tourists have even stopped by to get a sneak peek at the holiday-theme ed souvenirs she's picked up from all over the world. her collection is so vast, that her husband had to build a separate house for them. >>> finally, right or wrong, north carolina pet owners are adding some color to their holiday celebrations. they are taking their dogs to a spa that specializes in full-body coloring of animals with pet-safe dyes or the lesser stencil decorations. they say calls for the service have been coming in for the last three months. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather here's meteorologist bill karins with your weather channel foreca
was angry with the elderly victim because she owed him money for work he had done. >>> a texas high school championship game celebration came to a painful ending at cowboys stadium. the winning coach was among seven people mowed down by a run away electric cart after the game. all the injuries were minor and it's still unclear how the unmanned vehicle became moving under its own power. >>> and finally, santa had an unforgettable gift for one young boy in kansas. that's an understatement. moments after he told st. nick he wanted his dad home for christmas, the 3-year-old's father popped out of a nearby box. dad is home on leave after serving two tours in iraq and redeploys in january. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here is nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. good morning to you, bill. >> unfortunately, when you are three, you don't remember a lot. your earliest memories, three, four, hopefully he remembers. if not, we'll send him the videota videotape. >>> pretty calm in the west, quiet, nonstormy weather pattern in the pacific northwe
early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, one texas man is fessing up to a parking ticket almost six decades later. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back this thursday morning. quite the snowstorm taking place in denver with some areas up to a foot on the ground already. that storm is heading for new mexico later today. areas of the west are relatively quiet. a cold morning in the inner mountain west. a decent afternoon today. tomorrow is when the weather pattern changes with a chance for rain in the northwest. if you are watching us on california's knsd, nbc san diego, at jungle bells, see the san diego zoo transform into a wild wintry wonderland. that's your pacific event of the day. >> thank you so much, bill. here's an early look at this morning's headlines in entertainment. the kardashian clan is ducking a different kind of bad publicity. "star" magazine says most of their products are made in chinese sweatshops under brutal conditions. kris jenner said she's sure nothing bad is going on but admitted she'd never been to the workshop. >>>
expectations following a similar move last week by texas instruments. resource stocks tumbled. oil fell and copper prices plummeted to a near two-week low. alcoa and exxonmobil were hit hard. elsewhere, diamond foods plunged on an investigation into its payments to walnut farmers. vulcon materials rocketed after martin marietta bid to buy the company for $4.7 billion in stock. turns out home sales data was inflated for years. figures will be lowered all the way back to 2007. it's estimated the national association of realtors overstated 2010 home sales by at least 15%. and finally, a rare 1787 gold brasher de plume, the first american-made dollar coin minted by a goldsmith who was george washington's neighbor has been sold for $7.4 million. >>> coming up, pink slip day in the nfl. plus, the seahawks butt heads with the rams in monday night football. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> the cold and the rainy storm system in the desert southwest is headed for the central u.s. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're jus
as it moves toward the great lakes. roads were closed across kansas and the texas panhandle to allow crews to clear snow and treacherous patches of ice. further north, near whiteout conditions and fierce winds piled snowdrifts up to ten feet high. >>> a flight headed for georgia ended tragically on a new jersey highway. parts of the small aircraft scattered after it smashed into a wooded area. the pilot, his wife, their two children and a family friend were killed. >>> holiday tragedy also struck a georgia family in texas, when a small plane crash killed all five on board. the pilot, his wife, two children, and brotherdhe the ru. >>> and the wrath of a winner of a brand new lamborghini won't be showing off his toy this christmas. he wrecked the car after driving over black ice six hours after receiving the keys. the car was insured and will be repaired. >>> fedex dealing with a public relations nightmare. security cameras show a brand new flat screen tossed over ary sipient's fence. yep, there he go. the shipping giant tweeted the careless treatment of the package "will be addressed." i sh
a professional sign. whoever put that up thinking that was okay? seriously? next, kathy mullen from texas submitted this photo. i hope my husband doesn't shop here. >> ugly fixer liquor. >> there's a back door. it's a small store. people literally sneak in so no one sees them. it's in a small town. who wants to be seen shopping here. >> that is terrible. >> all the girls get prettier at closing time. >> a photo from kayla from tennessee. they couldn't have come up with a better name? >> doody pro. >> i'm a poop person for doody pro. that happens. >> what? >> it's probably smart. >> tells what it is. we know exactly what it is. >> corrine engel from columbus, ohio, sent us this photo. was this a necessary precaution? 0 feet, 0 inches. so don't try diving. >> some people need to have the notice put up. they don't want to be sued. >> maybe water that can be deceiving that it might have inches? >> bizarre. >> don't go in head first. finally, from dayton ohio. this sign is so literal, it's scary. >> it is the end of the road. >> can you imagine? >> not for shirley maclaine. >> all right, every
tips. right after this. on my journey across america, i've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> we are back with today's holiday kitchen with sweet and affordable treats for easy entertaining. creating elegant parties doesn't take a lot of time and money. >> sandra lee with the new book "easy entertaining." she has a new book each and every week. has delicious and stunning ideas. nice to see you. >> what are we making today? >> in this book, one of the things i wanted to show how you can entertain or gather with friends and family, save money and enjoy yourself. a lot of people sit home and stress out about entertaining. >> go to a restaurant if you're going to do that. >> yeah. just pay. we've got appetizers and sweets. i'm going to make a beautiful tiarmasu cream with espresso. then a beautiful iced chocolate. then white
! on my journey across america, thank you! i've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. see? he's taking his vitamins. new one a day vitacraves plus omega-3 dha is a complete multivitamin for adults. plus an excellent source of omega-3 dha in a great tasting gummy. one a day, gummies for grown-ups. st. jude's research has changed how the world treats brain tumors, leukemia and sickle cell. and no family is turned away because they can't pay. the halls of st. jude are filled with courage and grace. my name's not grace. you must be courage? give thanks for the healthy kids in your life and give to those who are not. go to st. or shop wherever you see our magnifying glass. >>> it is that time of year when people everywhere are gathering with friends and family and perhaps that special someone for good tidings and good cheer.
free with the exception of new mexico and texas, west texas where snow will be falling around midland and lubbock. rain showers pushing into louisiana. dry in the east. the weather is not going to be a factor. temperatures in the southeast warmer than average for this time of year. 60 in atlanta for christmas eve. last year we had a big snowstorm tracking through the east. so quite a change from one year to the next. 39 is the forecast high for new york city. 41 in denver. christmas day, your sunday forecast still rainy across the south and showers pushing further east, getting closer to the atlanta area. there will be light snow around the lakes and up into the u.p. of michigan. not a ton of snow but a couple inches possible. 46 in new york city by christmas afternoon. 52 in d.c. we still have cold air here. but even in air for this time of year is not that cold. it's right around average for pretty much every state in the country with the exception of texas cooling off with all that rain. 56 your forecast for monday and the rain continues to push through the south and in the tenness
in texas. he made national headlines when he and his partner were arrested and charged with sodomy. that let to a landmark ruling in which the u.s. supreme court struck down the texas law. lawrence was 68 years old. >>> 5:43, a california soldier shot at his own homecoming party continues to fight for his life. 22-year-old christopher sullivan was shot in the neck trying to break up a fight over football. he is now in critical condition and paralyzed. sullivan was on leave from a military hospital where he's been recovering from injuries received during a suicide bombing in afghanistan. the suspected shooter turned himself in late yesterday. >>> a babysitter facing murder charges in the death of an indiana girl. 39-year-old will appear in court today. police say he was watching his neighbor's 9-year-old daughter before she disappeared last friday. search crews found her body just yesterday. investigators have not said how the girl died. he has a criminal record in several other states. >>> a transplant team has died in a helicopter crash in florida. a surgeon, a technician and the
's chemotherapy failed, they took maria to a doctor in texas. >> when we came back from texas, the swelling was gone and the cough was reduced to a couple coughs in the morning. then $3,500 for labs. >> reporter: but treatment is $10,000 a month. now, with anonymous gift, maria says she has a chance to fight the disease. >> with this treatment, i have a lot of hope that i will get better. i will get better. so every day is a struggle, but i'm fighting every day. >> she is a freigighter. in total, the family has received more than $16,000 in donations flts we contacted kaiser, they did not return our calls in time for the broadcast. >> that is a great story. thank you. >>> pg&e feeling the heat for cutting the power. why families trying to make a point about smart meters were left in the dark. >>> plus, welcoming back our troops. the president honors hundreds of soldiers now home for the holidays. >>> i'm scott budman. after the break are, why you don't have to search too far to find the best places to work. >>> and ranieri. a cool, crisp and sunny day outside across the bay area. right now
that that's even stronger than a handshake in texas. >> i have made mistake at times. i've had to go to god for forgiveness. >> reporter: the two-hour session also saw an odd moment when mitt romney in a dispute over his massachusetts health care plan suddenly challenged perry to a big wager on the facts. >> $10,000? $10,000 bet? >> i'm not into betting business. >> reporter: romney also went at it with gingrich calling the man he now trails in iowa a career politician, but gingrich hit back. >> the only reason you didn't become a career politician is you lost to teddy kennedy in 1994. >> that's probably true. if i would have been able to fwet in the nfl like i hoped when i was a kid, i would have been a football star all my life too. >> reporter: rivals trailing the field fought to gain attention. michelle bachmann says she was more conservative than both front runners put together. >> if you look at newt, romney, they were for obama-care principles, if you look at newt-romney, they were for cap and trade. >> reporter: ron paul, a major factor in iowa, hit gingrich on his dealing with gian
. close to $1 million was stolen from stratfor. that's based in austin, texas. the hackers say the goal is to give it away is christmas donations. the company's clients include apple, the air force, and the miami police department. one victim who used to work for the texas department of banking noticed the fraudulent charges and acted fast. >> what they're doing, trying to play robin hood, steal from the rich and give to the poor, they're actually just costing us all time and money. in this instance, they're taking it from individuals who take -- you know, they could have ruined our christmas. they could have ruined our lives. >> the company says it's already taken steps to prevent further exposure and federal officials are investigating this case. >>> this is the last week of the year to get a lot of things checked off your to-do list. and if you're in a giving mood, now is the time to donate. charitable giving is actually up this year after two years of decline. donating to charity is a tax write-off, but you have to do it by the end of this finance experts have some tips on wha
a few exceptions. rain possible in south texas. also in florida. but it's where we're seeing the white. we could see several inches of snow. but only in a few locations. most of the spots here in white just going to pick up a dusting. it's going to be places like buffalo, new york and niagara false. could see maybe 5, 6, 8 inches of snow. and watertown, new york could see a foot of snow on the ground. so it's going to be that lake-effect snow. big reason for that, that cold air moving over the lakes picks up that relatively warmer water, that moisture from the warmer water and dumps a whole bunch of snow. mild in the south, still a few lingering snow showers coming off the great lakes. this is more representative of what we're expecting. the snow is only on one side. that's an indication we're talking about lake-effect snow. picking up that moisture and dropping it on the far side of the lake from where the wind is coming from. down right cold on saturday. upper 20s for highs in minneapolis and chicago. so very chilly. a few showers still in florida and southern texas on sunday. anothe
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the most. >> it's cold. >> new hampshire enjoys its spirits the most. >> it's cold. >> if you live in texas, deep south and mid atlantic with the exception of washington, you drink the least. >> have you been to a texas hoedown? i don't believe it's true. leave the hoes out of it and they still have fun. >> fancy cocktails are popular on both coasts and beer is in the middle. there you go. >> or just a night at my house. >>> still to come -- >> a jump on the competition. >> the year's best in style dos and don'ts. right after this. cheers. >>> with 2011 ticking down to a close, we thought it might be a good time to check in with cindy levy of "glamour" magazine. >> dos and don'ts, as well as what's making news in pop culture. hey, cindy. we are going to start with the dos. so the dos. you say shop your closet. michelle obama and kate are big at rewearing things. >> they are proud recyclers of their clothes. like the rest of us, you have a dress you like. you don't want to just wear it once. you want to wear it over and over again. >> they mix it up. >> they do. they change accessories and s
right after this. on my journey acros, i've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ boy's voice ] i've already given my sub to sally. sally?!?! [ girl's voice ] hey samantha. how could you. [ male announcer ] get your own subway steak melt. like the irresistible big philly cheesesteak. subway. eat fresh. ♪ >>> we're back with our irreverent look at "what the what?" >> sarah's here. >> our first photo is from barbara stowe from cincinnati, ohio. is this a single room or a double? clearly that's a side shot of an actual inn, but it was unfortunate placement. >> yeah. >> i could get a good deal. >> our next photo was sent in from palmer, alaska. is this payback for thanksgiving? >> oh, my gosh. >> we missed an "l" on that one. but thank you, it was only $3.50. >> can't be the turkey dumping. >> sorry. susan from madisonville, tenne
in texas which often has the most in the country, just 13 executions this year, about half of last year's total. illinois this year took the death penalty off the books entirely. in oregon, governor john kitzhaber barred executions as long as he's in office, calling them morally wrong. >> i refuse to be part of a compromised neck roll system any longer. >>> three more states, california, connecticut and maryland, may consider repealing capital punishment next year. and a recent gallup poll shows that, while 61% of americans say they favor the death penalty, that's the least support since 1970s. even so, 34 states retain the death penalty. supporters say it's imposed less often not because jurors think it's unfair but because a sentence of life without parole doesn't invite decades of legal appeals. another factor, they say, violent crime is down. >> it's not that society no longer supports the death penalty. it's the fact that there are just fewer murders in the united states by almost 50%. and that's good news. >> reporter: whatever the reasons, the numbers show that while the death pe
. >> reporter: the company called stratfor based in austin, texas, helps clients shield themselves from risk. tonight it's scrambling to protect itself. its website now contains only a brief corporate understatement that it's, quote, undergoing maintenance. hackers from the group anonymous claim they stole thousands of credit card numbers and other personal information from the company and used it to make donations to charity. some were corporate and government clients but individual subscribers to stratfor were also among the victims including this former employee of the texas department of banking. >> in this instance they are taking from individuals. they could have ruined our christmas. they could have ruined our lives. >> reporter: he said the hackers tried to steal $700 from his account, giving $200 to the red cross. in a widely circulated statement, the group says there is, quote, plenty more havoc in store for the rest of the week and calls for the release of army private bradley manning, accused of passing on thousands of classified government documents to wikileaks which anonymous
about an age-old tradition. >>> some big headlines this week from a major cancer conference in texas including a new treatment for women in the advanced stages of breast cancer, using a drug already on the market to treat kidney and pancreatic cancers. and now there's word of some promising news for women fighting one of the most aggressive forms of the disease. we get the details tonight from our chief science correspondent robert bazell. >> reporter: not only did rebekah freedman of los angeles have breast cancer but a particular form of the disease with a protein called her-2. it appears in about one in five breast cancers and can make them very aggressive. so freedman, who is now cancer free, volunteered to take part in a clinical trial to find the best way to treat her cancer. even without knowing what drugs she would get. >> it's well worth doing it because i have this little girl that i want to survive for. >> reporter: there was already a drug on the market to treat her two breast cancers, an antibody called herceptin, but at the san antonio breast cancer symposium this week,
continues from dallas, texas. are the san francisco giants bringing back carlos beltran? jamie tion, right after the break. tha tquestiqu, right the break. , >>> welcome back to nbc bay area. a general manager's job is never done at the winter meetings. but they hope their long work hours will mean a trip to the postseason. the giants trade with the mets for andrew pagan is now official. the giants get an outfielder with speed and ability to steal bases. the mets get andress torres and ramon ramirez. we have details on two more players. >> the giants made the trade on tuesday. it became official on wednesday. and general manager, brian sabian, telling the media, they maxed out their $130 million payroll for next season. what does that mean? what means carlos beltran and cody ross will not be returning to san francisco. saying that ross and the giants were never really on the same page. and beltran would have been a long shot. that leaves just one decision. whether to tender jeff keppinger and fontenot. the giants are on the verge of resigning giguere. >> be sure to join us tomorrow. we'll
another system entering into the pacific northwest, a little return flow. texas and florida could see a few showers but that's about it. on the weather channel weekdays at 6:00 in the morning catch "wake up with al." on my journe, i've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ male announcer ] only subway has a deal this flat-out delicious -- the $3 flatbread breakfast combo. a toasty flatbread breakfast sandwich and a 16-ounce cup of seattle's best coffee or 21-ounce fountain drink. all for only $3. >>> we are counting down to the holidays with online gift ideas for people hard to buy for in your life. >> every year you try to figure out the perfect gift for the problem person. stop the insanity. shopping expert jen fallick is here. >> is she here after having that baby? >> she did and she is skinny as a rail. >> everybody has t
in houston, texas. while he didn't come away with an endorsement, potentially a little more presidential. of course the entire bush family has been staying on the sidelines. >> chuck todd, thank you. >>> david gregory is mold ray or the of "meet the press." breaking news, unemployment numbers down to 8.6%. there may be a little more to it in terms of why we saw that drop, but psychologically, people wake up, see this in the newspaper, has to be good for president obama, i assume. >> you cover the white house, you know. they want a trend line that shows the economy is getting better. there's a couple of underlying facts that are not so great politically, and that is that we're still not creating enough jobs, economic growth is still way too slow. but i do think psychological it matters. the president will force headwinds with unemployment higher than it was in world war ii. but the trend is what's important. >> let's talk act herman cain. a key meeting today with his wife. you know, he seems to have weathered those allegations of sexual harassment, but now it seems voters may be over him.
of stuff to talk about in the midsection of the country along this front stretching from texas all the way up to new england and canada bringing rain from upstate new york and heavy rain along from cleveland all the way back to shreveport. we've got flood warnings, flash flood watches as well. rainfall amounts, anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain. some areas could get 5 inches. 1 to 3 inches of snow back through texas and parts of new mexico and arkansas -- i should say arizona are going to be looking at anywhere from 3 to 8 inches of snow. that's what's going on around country. here's what's happening in your >>> good monday morning to you. we have temperatures in the 40s and 50s and upper 30s in some spots. grab a jacket. 27 in gilroy. calm winds are making for cold conditions in the south bay. but we have the 50s in the north bay where we're getting a breeze. lots of sunshine on the way. tonight we have a frost warning and freeze advisory for the north and east bay interior valleys until 9:00 a.m. very cold night ahead. seven-day outlook shows you we're nice and mild all week long >>> n
issue is a little snow in west texas, a little rain there in areas of texas . . >>> good morning, cold outside. 20s, livermore, gilmore, san francisco, down to 22. 33, san jose. mainly clear skies. a little bit of patchy fog towards sal lan know county. despite this very cold start, we should see numbers rebounding almost 30 degrees by the afternoon. 50s to low 60s. christmas day also looks dry. finally, a chance of maybe seeing some rain dropping in our way wednesday afternoon into thursday morning. amy. >> all right, bill, thank you. >>> christmas is the top card sending holiday in the u.s., according to industry insiders. 1.5 billion christmas cards are sent out each year. for one minnesota family, the annual christmas card tradition may have gotten a bit of of control. kevin tibbles has the story. >> perched by her sewing machine, sue johnson is revealing her secret. >> how do you come up with the ideas each year? >> sometimes they come to me in dreams. or my husband refers to them as nightmares. >> for nearly two decade webs sue has handmade the costumes for christmas cards that t
. they need the rain in texas, but if you are in little rock, you don't want anymore because you had record rainfall for the month of november, but expect three to five inches along that front from little rock to just east of dallas. flood watches are in effect. likely to see flash flooding across eastern texas into arkansas. parts of the mid-mississippi river valley. in the meantime, it's cold in denver today. 25 degrees. you're expecting three to seven inches of snow tonight. sunshine in california today across the eastern seaboard. it's sunny from boston down to d.c. and atlanta with temperatures in the 50s this afternoon. great here too. 80 in miami. nice and warm. on the windy side. we'll see some sun over the central plains. a little rainy across parts of the great lakes and the upper >>> let's take a look at our temperatures this morning as the winds are now on the back burner. what's getting all our attention is the fact the temperatures really bottomed out this morning. low 30s around the north bay. 35, san jose. warmer closer to the water around san francisco and hayward. you can
out there along with his other hit, "the in crowd". he was born into a sharecropper family in texas. he moved to california where sonny bono gave him his career break. he wrote songs for ray charles and tammy wynett among others. dobie gray dead in nashville at the age of 71. >>> as we mentioned there is a new report out on the amount of sugar in cereal getting a lot of attention. we have put it on our website so you can look for your own brand. the gist is a lot of cereals have more sugar than desserts. as one observer put it, they make bacon look healthy. just two examples. kellogg's honey smacks have more sugar per serving than twinkies, and honey nut cheerios, they say, have more sugar than oreos. >>> alec baldwin is in the news and not for anything good. he was thrown off an american airlines flight from l.a.x. to jfk last night because he wouldn't turn off his electronic device. he says the plane was still at the gate. he was in the middle of words with friends. the airline said he was extremely rude and used offensive language. on any flight the captain's the boss and the cap
during the holidays in those red kettles in at least ten states, including texas, illinois, colorado and here in florida. >> we live in a fast food world today, where everything seems to be instant. let me make my donation online. do you take credit cards? but this person has taken the time to find this coin every year. >> reporter: the salvation army, a christian organization, says there are two messages that resonate. that note and what's inscribed on the coin. in god we trust. kerry sanders, nbc news, ft. myers, florida. >>> and that's our tuesday night broadcast. thank you for being here with us, i'm brian williams. and we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. -- captions by vitac -- bay tonight. >> it's a bizarre accident that may have happened during the taping of a popular tv show. the alameda sheriff's office says some type of projectile has gone through a home in dublin. >> cheryl
control, killing a guard and an inmate. in the texas panhandle, amarillo had rain and snow. a welcome weather event for the drought stricken state. and kansas saw as much as 14 inches of snow, and four foot drifts. >> we had several of our own vehicles that ended up in the ditch. >> the storm dumped as much as 20 inches of snow in a december that's featured a snow drought for many. >> with christmas just around the corner, it's welcome news for travelers that some highways and major interstates have now reopened, and people are digging out. and this weekend, not many of you will be digging out. check out the saturday forecast map for christmas eve. a few snow showers over the rockies, but it will be rain from the gulf coast into the carolinas, impacting atlanta's hartsfield-jackson, the world's busiest airport. could be some holiday flight delays. right now we're looking at snow in the interior, and rain for the big cities. brian, i want to tell you, we're going with the european model here. the american model has nothing. they'll duke it out for the rest of the week. stay tuned to th
decided to return it. las vegas airport eventually found the winner, a man from el paso, texas, who needless to say was in shock and couldn't believe it. gilbert says he wanted to return the money to show his kids the right thing to do. >> that was a nice move. >>> still ahead at 5:00, santa sets a new world record. >>> it is boxing day in commonwealth countries and just like black friday in the u.s., boxing day is a huge shopping day in the united kingdom and australia. this was the scene in a london shopping center. people line up for hours and rush into the center hoping to cash in on today's holiday sales. >>> santa claus set a new world record this weekend as he raced around the globe on his christmas mission. >> santa tracking errors at peterson air force base in colorado received more than 100,000 phone calls from children asking where santa was. that breaks the previous record of 80,000 calls. the north american aerospace defense command, norad, has been telling children of santa's whereabouts forfy years now. norad received nearly 1 million likes on his facebook page and ha
health care law and how texas and other states carve up districts for their seats in congress, the justices today jumped into another controversial issue animating the presidential campaign. how much power states have to control illegal immigration. >> power to the people! >> reporter: the court will consider whether parts of arizona's strict new law blocked by the lower courts go too far. >> it's about every state grappling with the cost of illegal immigration and it's about the fundamental principles of federalism. >> reporter: one provision now on hold required police to check the immigration status of anyone they suspected might be in the country illegally. immigrant groups called it racial profiling and the obama administration sued, saying it violated the constitution by straying into an area that's a federal responsibility. but since arizona acted, five other states have passed tough immigration laws of their own. alabama, georgia, indiana, south carolina and utah. all say the federal government isn't adequately enforcing laws already on the books. >> this is the first
unidentified to this lab in texas in hopes that they could be named. >> back in the '80s, everything was dental. that was about it. with dna now we have so much more that we can do. >> reporter: there is also a hotline for families of the missing. they are being asked to give samples of their dna to assist in the investigation. for the sister of william bundy, who heard of the investigation and gave her dna, the discovery has brought closure. >> i know that -- that the sorrow will eventually go away and i'll have a place to visit him. >> reporter: ironically, other family members are buried in the same cemetery as bundy. the family has visited several times over the years, not knowing their brother was just a short distance away. kevin tibbles, nbc news, chicago. >>> here in new york today they were lined up outside christie's auction house for a look at elizabeth taylor's jewels. she's acquired a formidable collection over her 79 years, an array of diamonds, sapphires and emeralds, all now on display before they're sold at auction later this month. as you can see, they're spectacular. and at 3
in ft. hood, texas, some of the final combat troops out of iraq reuniting with their families on this christmas eve. and it's been a season of joyous reunions like that one, a sea of soldiers across the country returning from war, some of them pulling off one more secret mission for their families. here's nbc's kristen dahlgren. >> reporter: in a season full of holiday wishes -- >> oh, my gosh! daddy! >> reporter: -- this year is bringing some extra special delivery, with tens of thousands of troops returning home, 10-year-old amber mackey in iowa is one of many kids -- >> you miss me? just a little? >> reporter: -- getting the gift they've been dreaming of. >> dad. >> your dad? >> reporter: for the kids, the hugs are like holiday miracles. but, for the troops, they've become covert operations. >> my heart is -- >> reporter: in california, 4-year-old stephanie randall was at her dance recital when her dad brett stole the show. >> daddy! >> reporter: it wasn't just stephanie who was shocked. mom jennifer had no idea either. >> hi, baby. >> reporter: the homecoming surprise has
a speech by cindy shehanshehan, known for s up camp outside george w. bush's texas ranch in 2005 after her son was killed in the iraq war. >> we start to really work locally to make our communities and our families and our neighborhoods stronger, then i think that will, by osmosis, take power and money away from the 1%. >> open kerry carry advocates were protesting open carry bans that go in effect next month. >>> stephen clark taken into custody after spotted in the sbekz of golf and gary. he is booked in on kidnapping and rape charges. he was the focus of an intense manhunt when he was spotted near san diego. >>> a strange and dangerous story out of santa clara home made guns, bombs, and ammunition found at a house after responding to a call of gunfire at the residence. 45-year-old daniel tapas arrested after police negotiationed with him to come out of his home on rosemont drive. four impro fized explosive devices, three home made guns, two blow guns and hundreds of rounz of ammunition. the bomb squad had to dispose of two explosive devices after found to be unstable. neighbors told us
opened. rowdy crowds were even reported in texas and virginia. >>> another shooting at a walmart parking lot. it's the same place where a man was shot on black friday. it happened just after 10:00 last night at the store on hysterian boulevard. the man was well enough to drive himself to the hospital. on november 25, a man was shot in that parking lot. t . >>> both the house and senate have passed a two-month extension to the payroll tax cut. the bill is now on its way to the white house to be signed by the president. nbc's jennifer johnson reports. >> reporter: in less than two minutes the senate passed the bill, by unanimous consent, in a procedure where the senators could stay home and the vote went through and after several days of gridlock, the house followed, the bill extending the tax cut. >> i said it was critical for congress not to go home without preventing a tax increase on 160 million working americans and i'm pleased to say that they got it done. >> reporter: it means more money per paycheck for millions. >> this is a good day for the american people and the american people
store global revenue. costco fell on disappointing earnings. watch texas instruments today. after hours, ti cut quarterly outlook. warned of low demand. wells fargo is paying $148 million to settle claims it overcharged on state and local government investments. and finally, coca-cola moved its secret formula for the first time since 1925, from a bank vault to a new exhibit at the company's downtown atlanta museum. but the 1886 formula itself remains hidden from view. so, you're out of luck there. >>> coming up, albert says so long to st. louis. the nba says no way. and a very embarrassing moment at baseball's winter meetings. plus, big ben takes a licking but comes back to lead the steelers to a victory. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> and the weekend forecast is looking great. chillier than we'd like but overall no travel trouble. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports, quite simply the los angeles angels spent more money in a day than any team has in the histor
democrats wanted and gives the president two months to make a decision on the canada to texas keystone oil pipeline. that was a measure designed to get house republicans on board. but speaker boehner says the two-month deal is no deal. >> it's time to just stop, do our work, resolve the differences and extend this for one year. >> reporter: senators have already gone home for the holidays. if the house rejects the senate bill and if saenchts won't come back to work out their differences, payroll taxes could go up on january 1st. nancy pelosi, the top democrat in the house is already calling it the tea party tax increase. house leaders are still planning their next move. a vote is scheduled for monday. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> in oakland today, a 55-year-old man died after a fire in his home. the fire happened around 7:30 at a single family home near arthur street and 79th avenue. firefighters say it appears the man was sleeping at the time and he died of smoke inhalation. arson investigators are now trying to determine what started the fire. three other people who were at the
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